Canon PIXMA MP260 Download Manual

Online Manual
My Image Garden Guide
EnglishContents
Read Me First. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Symbols Used in This Document. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Trademarks and Licenses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Search Tips. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
To Utilize Images Imported to the Computer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Saving Digital Camera Images to a Folder Subject to Image Analysis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
General Notes (My Image Garden). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
What Is My Image Garden?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
What You Can Do with My Image Garden. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
File Formats. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Selecting Images, PDF Files, and Videos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Starting My Image Garden. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Utilizing the Item Recommendation Function. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Enjoying Items Recommended by My Image Garden. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Registering Various Information to Photos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Registering People. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Registering People's Profiles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Registering Events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Registering Favorite Levels. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Printing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Printing Photos and Documents. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Printing Disc Labels (CD/DVD/BD). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Printing Recommended Items and Images Displayed in Slide Shows. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Creating and Printing Items. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Printing Photos in a Variety of Layouts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Printing Collages. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
Printing Cards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
Printing Calendars. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
Printing Stickers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Printing in a Cinematic Layout. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
Printing Paper Crafts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80Downloading and Printing PREMIUM Contents. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83
Capturing and Printing Still Images from Videos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Creating Images of Merged Video Frames. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
Correcting Still Images Captured from Videos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
Using Various Functions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Scanning Photos and Documents. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Easy Scanning with Auto Scan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
Scanning Photos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
Scanning Documents. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
Scanning with Favorite Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109
Cropping Scanned Images. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112
Editing Items. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
Setting the Theme and Main People. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115
Changing Background. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118
Changing Layout. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121
Arranging Photos Automatically. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123
Adding, Deleting, or Rearranging Pages. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125
Inserting Images. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128
Adjusting, Correcting, or Enhancing Images. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131
Adding Text. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133
Adding/Adjusting Text Boxes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135
Correcting/Enhancing Photos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139
Using Auto Photo Fix. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142
Using Red-Eye Correction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144
Using Face Brightener. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147
Using Face Sharpener. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150
Using Digital Face Smoothing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153
Using Blemish Remover. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156
Adjusting Images. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159
Cropping Photos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161
Enhancing Photos Using Special Filters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163
Enhancing with Fish-eye Effect. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165
Enhancing with Miniature Effect. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
Enhancing with Toy Camera Effect. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171
Enhancing with Soft Focus. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173
Blurring the Background. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175Creating/Editing PDF Files. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178
Extracting Text from Images (OCR Function). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180
Downloading Images from Photo Sharing Sites. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181
My Image Garden Screens. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183
Main Screen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185
Create or Open Items View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188
Create or Open Items Edit Screen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191
Select Theme and Main People Dialog. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195
Select Theme Dialog. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197
Select Background Dialog. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199
Select Layout Dialog. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201
Advanced Settings Dialog (Stickers). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202
Advanced Settings Dialog (Photo Layout). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203
Advanced Settings Dialog (Calendar). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205
Advanced Settings Dialog (Disc Label (CD/DVD/BD)). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210
Calendar View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211
Register Event/Edit Event Dialog. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215
Event View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217
Expanded Display of Event View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219
People View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222
Register Profile Dialog. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 224
Expanded Display of People View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 226
Unregistered People View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229
Deleted Images of People View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 232
Folder View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 234
Scan View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237
Crop View (Scan View). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 240
Save Dialog (Scan View). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242
PDF Settings Dialog. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 244
Photo Sharing Sites View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246
Save Dialog (Photo Sharing Sites View). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250
Video Frame Capture View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251
Correct View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255
Merge Frames View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258
Save Dialog (Video Frame Capture View). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 260Download PREMIUM Contents View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261
Downloaded PREMIUM Contents View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262
Correct/Enhance Images Window. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 264
Crop Window. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271
Save Dialog (Correct/Enhance Images or Special Image Filters Window). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 272
Special Image Filters Window. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273
Create/Edit PDF File View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277
Save Dialog (Create/Edit PDF File View). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281
File Settings Dialog. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 282
Print Settings Dialog. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284
Paper Size List. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291
Preferences Dialog. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293
Troubleshooting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297
Cannot Use PREMIUM Contents. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 298
How to Check the Version - My Image Garden -. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 300Read Me First
Notes on Online Manual Usage
How to Print
Notes on Online Manual Usage
• Reproduction, diversion or copying of any text, photo or image published in the Online Manual
(hereinafter referred to as "this guide"), in whole or in part, is prohibited.
• In principle, Canon shall change or delete the contents of this guide without prior notice to customers.
In addition, Canon may suspend or stop the disclosure of this guide due to unavoidable reasons.
Canon shall not be liable for any damage suffered by customers as a result of changes in or deletionof information in this guide, or suspension/stoppage of disclosure of this guide.
• Although the contents of this guide have been prepared with utmost care, please contact the servicecenter if you find any incorrect or missing information.
• In principle, the descriptions in this guide are based on the product at the time of its initial sale.
• This guide does not disclose the manuals of all the products sold by Canon. See the manual suppliedwith the product when using a product that is not described in this guide.
How to Print
Use the print function of your Web browser to print this guide.
To print background colors and images, follow the steps below to display the Print dialog options, thenselect the Print backgrounds checkbox.
1. Click Print... from the File menu.
2. Click Show Details or (Down Arrow).
3. Select Safari from the pop-up menu.
6Symbols Used in This Document
Warning
Instructions that, if ignored, could result in death or serious personal injury caused by incorrectoperation of the equipment. These must be observed for safe operation.
Caution
Instructions that, if ignored, could result in personal injury or material damage caused by incorrectoperation of the equipment. These must be observed for safe operation.
Important
Instructions including important information. To avoid damage and injury or improper use of theproduct, be sure to read these indications.
Note
Instructions including notes for operation and additional explanations.
Basic
Instructions explaining basic operations of your product.
Note
• Icons may vary depending on your product.
7Trademarks and Licenses
• Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
• Windows is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or othercountries.
• Windows Vista is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or othercountries.
• Internet Explorer is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/orother countries.
• Mac, Mac OS, AirPort, Safari, Bonjour, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc.,registered in the U.S. and other countries. AirPrint and the AirPrint logo are trademarks of Apple Inc.
• IOS is a trademark or registered trademark of Cisco in the U.S. and other countries and is used underlicense.
• Google Cloud Print, Google Chrome, Android, Google Play and Picasa are either registered trademarksor trademarks of Google Inc.
• Adobe, Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Lightroom, Adobe RGB and Adobe RGB (1998) are eitherregistered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or othercountries.
• Photo Rag is a trademark of Hahnemόhle FineArt GmbH.
• Bluetooth is a trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc., U.S.A. and licensed to Canon Inc.
Note
• The formal name of Windows Vista is Microsoft Windows Vista operating system.
8Enter keywords in the search window and click (Search).
You can search for target pages in this guide.
Entry example: "(your product's model name) load paper", "(your product's model name) 1000"
Search Tips
You can search for target pages by entering keywords in the search window.
Note
• The displayed screen may vary.
• Searching for Functions
Enter your product's model name and a keyword for the function you want to learn about
Example: When you want to learn how to load paper
Enter "(your product's model name) load paper" in the search window and perform a search
• Troubleshooting Errors
Enter your product's model name and a support code
Example: When the following error screen appears
Enter "(your product's model name) 1000" in the search window and perform a search
9Note
• The displayed screen varies depending on your product.
• Searching for Application Functions
Enter your application's name and a keyword for the function you want to learn about
Example: When you want to learn how to print collages with My Image Garden
Enter "My Image Garden collage" in the search window and perform a search
• Searching for Reference Pages
Enter your model name and a reference page title*
* You can find reference pages more easily by entering the function name as well.
Example: When you want to browse the page referred to by the following sentence on a scanningprocedure page
Refer to "Color Settings Tab" for your model from Home of the Online Manual for details.
Enter "(your product's model name) scan Color Settings Tab" in the search window and perform asearch
10To Utilize Images Imported to the Computer
Depending on the application to be started upon connecting a digital camera or inserting a picture CD,images may be saved in a special format and thus may not be utilized in other applications. In that case, seethis page and change to an application that saves images to a standard folder.
Checking/Changing the Application to Start upon Digital Camera Connection
Checking/Changing the Application to Start upon Picture CD Insertion
Important
• My Image Garden cannot utilize images in the iPhoto library.
Checking/Changing the Application to Start upon Digital Camera
Connection
You can check/change the application to be started upon connecting a digital camera or inserting an SDcard by following the steps below. To utilize images imported to the computer in My Image Garden, it isrecommended that you start Image Capture and save the images.
1. From the Go menu of Finder, select Applications, then double-click the iPhoto icon.iPhoto starts.
Note
• If the message "Do you want to use iPhoto when you connect your digital camera?" appears,click No.
2. Select Preferences... from the iPhoto menu.
3. Check Connecting camera opens on the General tab.
When an application other than Image Capture is specified:Specify Image Capture. Thereafter, Image Capture will start upon connecting a digital camera to orinserting an SD card into your computer. You can utilize various functions by setting My Image Gardento analyze the folder in which images imported with Image Capture are saved. Refer to the followingfor details on the setting procedure.
Saving Digital Camera Images to a Folder Subject to Image Analysis
When Image Capture is specified:The images on the digital camera or SD card are saved to the folder specified for Import To in the
Image Capture screen. You can utilize various functions by adding the folder in which images importedwith Image Capture are saved to Perform Image Analysis in the Following Folder(s) in the
Preferences dialog of My Image Garden.
Image Analysis Settings Tab
Checking/Changing the Application to Start upon Picture CD Insertion
You can check/change the application to be started upon inserting a picture CD by following the stepsbelow.
111. From the Go menu of Finder, select Applications, then double-click the System
Preferences icon.
The System Preferences window appears.
2. Click CDs & DVDs.
3. Check When you insert a picture CD.
Follow the steps below if an application other than My Image Garden is specified.
4. Select Open other application... for When you insert a picture CD.
5. Select the My Image Garden icon, then click Choose.
Thereafter, My Image Garden will start upon inserting a picture CD in the disc drive.
Note
• The picture CD will appear below the computer name in Global Menu.
12Saving Digital Camera Images to a Folder Subject to Image
Analysis
You can utilize the following functions when the folder in which to save images imported from digitalcameras and SD cards are registered as a folder subject to image analysis for My Image Garden.
Leave Item Creation to My Image Garden
Organize Photos Easily
In My Image Garden, the Pictures folder is the default folder subject to image analysis; therefore, it isrecommended that you specify the Pictures folder as the folder in which to save images.
Note
• Saving digital camera images with Image Capture is used as an example in the following descriptions.
• Refer to "Checking/Changing the Application to Start upon Digital Camera Connection" for how to set
Image Capture to be started upon connecting a digital camera.
1. Connect a digital camera or SD card to your computer.
Image Capture starts.
Note
• If Image Capture does not start, from the Go menu of Finder, select Applications, then double-click the Image Capture icon.
2. Select Image Capture for Connecting this camera opens.
3. Specify the Pictures folder for Import To.
When specifying a folder other than Pictures, change the folder subject to image analysis for My Image
Garden according to Import To. Refer to the following for details on the setting procedure.
Image Analysis Settings Tab
Note
• Perform Steps 2 and 3 for each digital camera and SD card to be used.
4. Select images and click Import, or click Import All.
The images are saved to the specified folder.
13General Notes (My Image Garden)
My Image Garden is subject to the following restrictions. Keep these points in mind.
• Refer to the Canon website for products supporting My Image Garden.
• Available functions and settings vary depending on your scanner or printer.
• In this guide, descriptions are mainly based on the screens displayed when using Mac OS X v10.8.
• The designs of PREMIUM Contents provided in this guide are subject to change without prior notice.
Item Recommendation Function Restriction
• To use the item recommendation function, you need to install Quick Menu. You can download Quick
Menu from the Canon website.
Restrictions on Displaying Images
• To display images in the Calendar view, Unregistered People view or People view, or to use theitem recommendation function, the folders in which the images are saved need to be subject to imageanalysis.
• Folders subject to image analysis can be set in the screen that appears when starting My Image
Garden for the first time or in the Preferences dialog. The Pictures folder is selected by default. Referto "Image Analysis Settings Tab" to change the folders that are subject to image analysis.
Restrictions on Printing
• Printing on disc labels (CD/DVD/BD), paper larger than A4, business card size paper, or stickersheets is available with supported models only.
• You cannot print your items if a printer driver that supports My Image Garden is not installed on yourcomputer.
• Borderless printing is available with supported models only.
• In bordered printing, the margins may be uneven as shown below, depending on your model.
Restrictions on Scanning
• You cannot scan items if a scanner driver supporting My Image Garden is not installed on yourcomputer.
• You cannot scan items whose image size will be larger than 10208 pixels x 14032 pixels (equivalentto a platen-size item scanned at 1200 dpi resolution) when scanned.
Refer to "General Notes (Scanner Driver)" for your model from Home of the Online Manual for restrictionson scanning using ScanGear (scanner driver).
14What Is My Image Garden?
What You Can Do with My Image Garden
File Formats
Selecting Images, PDF Files, and Videos
Starting My Image Garden
15What You Can Do with My Image Garden
My Image Garden is an application that allows you to utilize photos taken with digital cameras and otherimages saved on your computer, in many ways for various purposes.
You Can Do the Following
Leave Item Creation to My Image Garden
Organize Photos Easily
Print Photos and Documents Easily
Print Personalized Items
Print Disc Labels (CD/DVD/BD)
Capture and Print Still Images from Videos
Scan Photos and Documents Easily
Correct/Enhance Photos
Note
• File formats available in My Image Garden vary by function. Refer to "File Formats" for details.
Leave Item Creation to My Image Garden
My Image Garden employs a technology called "Image Assorting Technology" that provides the followingfunctions.
• The image analysis function that groups images by person by detecting face areas in photos, and alsoregisters images and videos to a calendar automatically by detecting information such as the shootingdate and time
• The item recommendation function that automatically recommends items in which analyzed imagesare suitably laid out
You can easily print various items such as collages and cards by utilizing this technology.
Utilizing the Item Recommendation Function
Organize Photos Easily
Images analyzed in My Image Garden appear in the Unregistered People view or People view byperson, and also appear in the Calendar view based on the shooting date and time. By registeringpeople's profiles and event information, you can easily organize a vast number of images, or quicklysearch for images you want to see.
16Registering People
Registering Events
Print Photos and Documents Easily
You can print your favorite photos easily after checking them in preview. You can also print documentssaved as PDF files.
Printing Photos and Documents
Print Personalized Items
You can combine your favorite photos with preset themes to create and print personalized items such ascollages and cards.
Creating and Printing Items
17Print Disc Labels (CD/DVD/BD)
You can create personalized disc labels (CD/DVD/BD) using your favorite photos and print them.
Printing Disc Labels (CD/DVD/BD)
Capture and Print Still Images from Videos
You can capture your favorite scenes from videos and print them as still images.
Capturing and Printing Still Images from Videos
Scan Photos and Documents Easily
You can scan photos and documents easily by automatically detecting the item type.
Easy Scanning with Auto Scan
18Correct/Enhance Photos
You can cor

TXT / PDF

Available 158 files for PIXMA MP260 View all >
HelpDrivers Since March 2000